Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Fakultät III - Sprachenzentrum
Ammerländer Heerstr. 114-118
26129 Oldenburg


In the winter semester of 2021/22 the German language courses 1 - 8 and the additional courses will be taught online, For more information please see our current course programme.


Online registration

The online registration for the German language courses of the winter term 2021-22 will be possible from September, 1-29. Late registrations cannot be considered.

If you have not taken yet any German language course with us nor have you joined our Placement test you must take the test on October, 5 at 10am on Stud.IP. You will receive more information about the Placement test once you have registered.

If you have already successfully participated in one of our Deutschkurse 1-8 (level A1.1-B2.2) you can sign up yourself from September, 15 until October, 3 directly on Stud.IP for a corresponding course at the next level. In this case you are not supposed to register here. If you have to retake a course you can also sign up yourself on Stud.IP during this period. It is not possible to skip a level.

Online registration



Participants who are not enrolled at Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg must pay a course fee according to the official scale of fees. The fee for our Deutschkurse 1-8 is 100,- Euros and the fee for the Themenkurse (courses for special purposes) amounts 32,- Euros. Moreover, participants who do not have access to Stud.IP must apply for acceptance as a ‘guest student’ (Gasthörer/in) at the Centre for Lifelong Learning. This incurs an additional fee up to 120 Euros. Please do not apply for the guest studentship until you get admission to one of our courses. 

German courses during the semester

Our German courses in the semester are aimed at:

  • International students (exchange, degree seeking and PhD students)
  • International researchers (guest researchers) and university stuff
  • External learners (only if places are available); External learners must register as guest students

German courses A1.1–B2.2

The Language Centre offers German courses at levels A1.1–B2.2 (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). The courses take place from October to February (winter semester) and from April to July (summer semester). Courses take place for 6 credit hours each week over a period of 14 weeks. Successful completion of the course is worth 9 ECTS credits.

German courses

Additional courses

During the lecture period, language courses on different topics are offered in addition to the regular German courses. These courses have a duration of 12 weeks with 2 credit hours per week (24 credit hours in total). Successful completion of the course is worth 3 ECTS credits.

Additional courses

(Changed: 2021-07-22)